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Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Eriophorum Gracile. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. It is known by the common name slende...
Date: 1888-12-15 before
Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...
Description: Drawings of a Lilly by Increase Lapham.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).
Description: Drawing of a Madison to Prairie du Chien stage coach in 1848. The coach is driven by two men and drawn by four horses as it passes a farm field separated f...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Black and white sketch of a mailbox on a post in a milk can, with its flag up, next to a country road. Across the road is a tree and fence, with a field an...
Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.
Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.
Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.
Description: Exterior of Fort Donelson with landscape including sparse buildings and trees.
Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...
Description: Drawing of a bearded man sitting on a tree stump. In front of him is a fishing pole held in place by a rock. At the end of the line is a bobber floating in...
Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...
Description: Female torso in black and white. Leaf pattern in a the background.
Date: 1849-06-18 ca.
Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
Description: Black and white drawing of a beekeeper sitting on a hive box leaning against a tree, his chin resting on his hand. He is holding a book titled "The Hive an...
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing showing an interior perspective of the living room/balcony space and an exterior perspective of the residence designed and drawn b...
Description: Drawing of beavers building a dam.
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